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from the white house. retailers are blaming hurricane sandy. sales falling in october by the biggest amount in june, sandy hit at the end of october the reason why my guest says this is more to do with the cliff at the end of the year. blaming hurricane sandy is taking the easy way out, what you are seeing is a cautious consumer that is not looking to make big ticket item purchases now, but they are spending on food, on gas, remember all the long lines from the t set before sandy? they were stocking up and the exercise department was the first to say that sandy gave a bump to some retailers so you cannot blame sandy. the bigger issue is the frustrated consumer. >>neil: you cannot blame sandy with this data. >>guest: you will see more outcome in november but it is not all bad news with sandy, home depot saw a bump in sales. you have to replace cars, and clothing if you lost part of your home. >>neil: back to the cliff, how is that weighing us down. >>guest: uncertainty is killing consumers. they don't want to spend when they do not know what will happen. >>neil: the taxes will go up.
]. >> neil: all this stuff about sandy recovery thing going well. fox news alert, folks, it's not. welcome, i'm neil cavuto and a sandy response apparently crashing down. two million residents are still in the dark and cold. power outages no fewer than seven dates, gas lines stretching across miles. it's all spending frustration flaring. two days until election day, raising new questions it could boomerang on no less than president obama. more on that in a moment. first to the people still suffering like maria of staten island who is still left to pick up the pieces. how are things going? >> i wish they were saying going better but they are not. >> neil: blah is the problem right now? >> i know that the volunteers have been out there and i've heard that the marathon runners, to their credit have been and helping people as much as they can. the red cross is somewhere on staten island and national guard is here. there are massive amounts of volunteers giving out water and food. there are certain communities, large communities in staten island that have been virtually forgotten. >> neil: the pro
effort. >>neil: thank you very much, mike. sandy, from storm to agenda faster than you can say batten down the hatches environmentalists are pounceing. they should. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. >>neil: and guess what is topic one at the u.n. climate control? hurricane sandy, a storm they are still cleaning up and environmentalists hope they will be clean will up there, where some countries using the storm that dislocated thousands to now redistribute wealth to the tune of billions. all in the name of climate change. our reporter says that will cost a lot more that chump change. what is going on here? >>guest: well, this is like pavlov dogs, the activists think we need more taxes and regulations to stop bad weather. this is a pri
and responsibly .. >>neil: first hurricane sandy and then a nor'easter and now how are residents coping, rick? rick: they are calling this town disgusting because until today trash was not picked up since october 27, two two days before the storm. you can seed of that, piles of trash, large construction dumpster in the drive of this home. the issue was, water was several feet high, several feet deep and you can see another example of this with the debris piled up in the first yard and you come around this way, people are now going into their homes, with dumpsters lining the drives as people try to rip out drywall, their possessions, anything that was wet has to be thrown out, mildew in the homes they want to prevent. trucks have cleared debris here for the first time since before the storm and this followed a very, very noisy meeting in town where people were yelling at county officials about the lack of power and the lack of response and the lack of trash clean up and after that meeting the heavy trucks came to this neighborhood for the first time. we spoke with a resident who is more upset
last week for first time jobless benefits? 439,000, well above estimates. hurricane sandy blamed for a bulk of it. it shows the whichy is still not heading in the right direction no matter how you slice it. and then there is the $1.6 trillion figure expected to be the president's opening bid for tax hikes for people earning more than $200,000 when he meets with the congressional leaders manana? senator, that might dissuade people of this deal too good to be true. what do you think? >> well, afternoon, neil. it actually is. i was just looking this morning at the national journal headlines. it says no entitlement reform. what the president is putting forward is a big, fat tax increase in the middle of a stagnant economy. it is not serious. they are not serious. they are in denial that we've got a problem with regard to federal spending. what is driving federal spending is these run away entitlement programs that we've got to reform if we are going to get on a sustainable path. and just raising taxes is not going to do anything to fix that. >> that's the only thing on the table righ
, everyone was sounding dandy about how they handled sandy? >> good news is the help is coming. >> a good plan. >> excellence. >> well executed. >> i thank you. >> a lot of criticism of fema back in katrina. today we hear nothing but good about fema. >> i thank craig would lives and breathes this stuff. >>neil: not so fast because all in rescueville is not so great. a lot of the folks they represent would like to kick them in the ass. this is the reality. welcome, everyone, not so happy friday. mr. president, you may want to wait on the "heck of a job" thing because rescue efforts have become heck of a joke for folks in the northeast fuming. because the help isn't coming. in gas. no power. no food. they have had it. >> restaurants and boats and homes are looted. >> the coast guard has not been here to help. >> come here and walk into the streets here. the water is this high. you have to wear the waders. >>neil: that is just on staten island. homes are swamps. motorists are stuck if -- in gas lines, four hours or more if you can find a place to fill in. two-thirds of gas stations even now
without power. two weeks after hurricane sandy. utility official say most will be back up and running by tomorrow but try tell flag to democratic new york state assemblyman. phil, i guess you still without power and look for answers. how does it stand? >>guest: day 14. the response has been slow and the coordination with the utility companies and the city of new york and other counties and government entities has been poor. >>neil: governor cuomo has been particularly tough on utility companies the last few days saying that this is no excuse for this. but why is it happening? it is just a -- because of bad coordination? >>guest: i give the governor all credit in the world. he is right to hold the utility companies accountable. what i would say is the coordination between the utility companies and the city of new york has been absolutely not existent. not existent. they are not talking to each other, there has been no coordination, and, unfortunately, the people in the secret whose have to suffer. we are in day 14 today, and to think about being 14 days without power, it is unconsciona
.c., thank you. we know it was if show, the sandy is dandy among top officials, fema fumbled badly. don't believe me? come to coney island and i will show you mile. you've reached te where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. sowhy let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. >>neil: and paul ryan is back in the capitol after taking a tuesdays off and he was re-elected to his old house seat and is still the house of representatives budget chief and he will likely ge
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